Gemma Akram from Shipley got a charity fund off to a flying start. Her skydive raised more than fifteen hundred pounds for the new Bradford Hospitals Children's Charity.
Despite her fear of heights she was inspired to do the jump by the staff in the neonatal unit at Bradford Royal Infirmary, where her daughter was born fourteen weeks early. The youngster's now a bouncing 21 month old, thanks to the TLC she received.
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